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Country nights leave him with mad-rush days

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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By Mitch Potter of The Toronto Star: "Darley, 59, a public relations executive, must time things precisely to prevent the 60-kilometre commute from eating even more deeply into his life. He's out the door by 7 a.m. for the first leg, a winding drive [...]

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McMansions

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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"McMansions"Look at the other images in the Project Outrage Flickr Group or add your [...]

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World Carfree Network

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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 http://www.worldcarfree.netWorld Carfree Network is the hub of the global carfree movement. It is a clearinghouse of information from around the world on how to revitalize our towns and cities and create a sustainable future. [...]

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Green Levittown

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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By Bryan Walsh of Time The blueprint for the postwar American way of life was written in the culs-de-sac of new developments like Levittown, N.Y., the Long Island community that calls itself the country's first suburb. Beginning in 1947, developer [...]

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New zoning law tackles 'McMansions'

by slowhomeadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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By Alexia Campbell of The South Florida Sun-Sentinel"Homeowners upset by the growth of "McMansions" in their neighborhoods can now take action in City Hall. City commissioners agreed Jan. 15 to create a new zoning category that would [...]

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Building green is more than efficient

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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By Jacqueline Champagne of The Boston HeraldThe U.S. Green Building Council touts the economic benefits to building green as reduced capital needs and operating costs, increased property values and an increase in worker productivity.And while conventional [...]

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Reversing sprawl in Hudson

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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From the Boston Globe HUDSON IS one of many aging mill towns in Massachusetts where most housing growth has occurred away from the town center, leaving many downtown buildings underutilized. Not only does this require additional roads and sewer and [...]

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Hammond Residence

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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The Hammond Residence by Architectus of [...]

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Garden Room, Kilmacolm

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Garden Room by abbozzo of Glasgow, ScotlandKilmacolm is a quiet, leafy commuter village nestled in the countryside of western Scotland, between the towns of Greenock and Paisley.The needs of a growing family and home business necessitated the new garden [...]

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Conversation from Apartment Therapy

by John Brown from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Conversation as seen on the posting about Slow Home on the Apartment Therapy website.

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